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VIDEO: Disbelief as Kenyan athlete almost dies while Warsaw event organizers watch

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Organizers of Warsaw Marathon have been heavily criticized for failing to assist a Kenyan runner who collapsed about 800 meters from the finish line.

Recho Kosgei who was leading the women’s race and ahead of her competitors by almost three minutes collapsed during the race on Sunday and could be seen struggling to get up.

Before collapsing, she could be seen wobbling from side to side and turning her head backwards for about a mile.

She eventually, slowly, collapsed to the pavement about 2 hours, 30 minutes into the 42km race.

A video which has been circulating online shows her as she struggled to get up with two runners finally catching up with her two-and-half minutes later.


One of the runners who was in the men’s race tried to help here but she remained on the ground.

However, an Ethiopian runner Bekelu Beji zoomed past them not breaking her stride to help. She eventually won the race.

Kosgei did not finish and was eventually treated by medical personnel, according to Polish media.

Former Boston Marathon champion Wesley Korir acknowledged that it was not proper to assist an athlete finish the race but said Kosgei’s case was different.

“This is beyond acceptable although it’s illegal for race official to help a runner. I think there comes a time when logic takes over @iaaforg,” tweeted Korir.

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Saddique Shaban‏, a renowned sports writer and commentator, said the organisers of Warsaw Marathon are on the spot for failing to assist Kenya’s Recho Kosgei, dangerously needing help, in Sunday’s event.

“Why would an @iaaforg Bronze Label event allow such travesty ? What if she were a local athlete? Would she be left fighting for her life?” posed Shaban on his twitter handle @ SaddiqueShaban.

“Cases of athletes dying in road races, mostly amateurs, have been on a rise. But this was no amateur athlete,” added Shaban.

Julius Kemboy‏ @JKembo tweeted, “Oh no! I hope she is now in good health! Organisers have responsibility to ensure the athletes get all assistance in the race!”

Another veteran sports journalist Makamu Mbaisi was shocked by the incident. “Warsaw Marathon really?? Where were the medics?.”

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“I cry alone daily in my Sh100 million dollar mansion” Lonely Ringtone desperate for a wife

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BY OLIVIA MUNGWANA

Kenyan gospel singer Ringtone is desperately searching for a God fearing wife.

The singer whose real name is Alex Apoko shared a photo on social media of himself gesturing at an empty seat in a lawn depicting he needed a partner.

Ringtone wrote how he cries daily in his Sh100 million mansion, asking God why no beautiful, God loving girl wants to marry him.

“Mimi ni mpweke sana. Am so lonely. Miaka yangu ya kuoa imefika but sijui ntaoa nani. I cry alone daily in my 1m dollars mansion. I ask god why all the beautiful god loving girls dont want me. Please pray for Me🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏,” wrote the singer.

In May this year, Ringtone bought a brand new Range Rover sport 2017 o catch the attention of Ugandan socialite Zari Hassan after declaring his love for her.

His effort failed to charm the Uganda-born socialite.

Instead of getting prayer support, the singer got many women commenting how they are ready to marry him.

One wrote; “We exist dear one its only you who cant see us.”

Another added; “Marry me with my 4kids and your life will be more than good 😂😂😂zari na waschana warembo kando.”

A woman wrote; “Swallow your pride come marry mi socialite wachana nao.”

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Another commented; “I love you but it is not good for me to propose to you.”

A user stated; “Vile umesema 1M mansion ndo umeharibu..we ngoja ma gold digger sasa.”

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Woman who allegedely stabbed TV actor to remain in custody for five days

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BY OLIVIA MUNGWANA

The main suspect in the gruesome murder of TV actor Jamal Nassul Gaddafi ,Grace Kananu, will remain in remand for five days.

Ms Kananu was arraigned before Mavoko Law Courts on Thursday morning.

The five days in detention will assist detectives gather evidence in their investigations into the murder which reportedly happened on Wednesday morning at Arks Hotel in Mlolongo.

The suspect had earlier on told police officers that the late Gadaffi fell on a kitchen knife.

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However, it has been reported that the suspect stabbed the deceased after a quarrel.

This is after he questioned why she was dancing and accepting drinks from men who attended a party she had organised at the entertainment spot.

The two had been in a relationship for nine months.

Meanwhile, the family of the slain actor is demanding for justice with an appeal to the police to speed up the investigation and prosecute the suspect.

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No honeymoon for Kenyan man who married two wives on the same day

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27-year-old Tom Junior Mako has been the talk of town this week after marrying two women on the same day.

Elizabeth Simaloi, 25, and Joyce Tikoiyan, 23 were all smiles during the ceremony as they stood on either side of their man in a one-of-a-kind ceremony.

Mako, however, revealed that he might not go on honeymoon due to financial constraints.

“Tough economic times have condemned me and my wives to my residential home in Kajiado. For now, I cannot afford honeymoon.

“How I wish a sponsor would come on board,” he was quoted by a local news website.

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He further added that he made the bold decision to assure the two women that he is not eyeing any other lady.

“I would want to urge young men to shun multiple dating or extramarital affairs. If you must be in a romantic relationship with more than one woman, then take the new woman in your life home so that she can be officially known and recognised by your kinsmen.

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“That is the right thing to do,” he said.

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